All posts for the month April, 2019

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #309       (New… New… New…)

Spring has sprung, and everything new is coming up anew… and it’s time to grow your knowledge of what’s being released.

So this week it’s a new show… with new music… some from new bands!

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: (there are 149 now!).


  • Numen – “The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” from Cyclothymia on Numen (2019)
  • Great Wide Nothing – “Lethal Neon (I. A Sinister Glow, II. No Answers, III. The Spider’s Web)” from The View from Olympus on 20191139270 Records DK (2019)
  • Ni – “Héliophobie” from Pantophobie on Dur et Doux (2019)
  • Stratus Luna – “Nimue” from Stratus Luna on Music Magick (2019)
  • Numidia – “Türkü” from Numidia on Independent (2019)
  • Sex Blender – “Diver” from Hormonizer on Wolftrap Records (2019)
  • Pak – “Sub Specie Aeternitatis” from Bestial on Nefarious Industries (2018)
  • Great Wide Nothing – “Monument  (I. Hostages, II. The Full Six Under)” from The View from Olympus on 20191139270 Records DK (2019)
  • Numidia – “Numidia” from Numidia on Independent (2019)
  • Sex Blender – “Das Motorik” from Hormonizer on Wolftrap Records (2019)
  • Stratus Luna – “O Centro Do Labirinto” from Stratus Luna on Music Magick (2019)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:

Edition 183 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Aeon Zen – Inveritas
Queensrÿche – Light-Years
Vetrar Draugurinn – Hinterlands
Red Cain – All Is Violence
Semistereo – Wreckage

Epic at 11: Zero Hour – Demise and Vestige

Devin Townsend Project – Awake!!
Leprous – The Valley

Album of the Week: A Perfect Circle – Mer de Noms


Dream Theater – Home

Edition 154 of THE PROG MILL – first broadcast on Progzilla Radio Sunday 21st April, is now also available to stream anytime you like or download as a mp3 file.

This week, as usual two hours of superb melodic/symphonic progressive rock. The latest review from Leo Trimming of The Progressive Aspect looks at the new Cosmograf album Mind Over Depth, and a chance to win, on CD, the brand new album by German instrumental proggers King of Agogik.

This Week’s Playlist looks like this

1 United Progressive Fraternity – Dying to be Reborn (Planetary Overload – Part 1 Loss)
2 Loonypark – The Space Between Us (Deep Space Eight)
3 Albion – Does Anybody Count? (You’ll be Mine)
** King of Agogik Competition – Win the new CD **
4 King of Agogik – The White Raven (After the Last Stroke)
5 Seven Steps to the Green Door – Hear My Voice Tonight (The?Lie)
6 Green Desert Tree – Green Desert Tree (Progressive Worlds)
7 Red Sand – All The Life (Forsaken)
8 Marillion – See It Like a Baby (Somewhere Else)
**The Progressive Aspect Review of Cosmograf by Leo Trimming**
9 Cosmograf – Godspeed (Mind Over Depth)
10 ESP Project – Before The Fall (Three)
11 John Beagley – How Could You? (Where Am I?)
12 Quantum Pig – Long Letter Home (Songs of Industry and Sunshine)
13 Great Wide Nothing – Lethal Neon (The View From Olympus)

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Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or

Edition 190 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Bader Nana – Game Of Thrones Main Theme Rock Version
Mastodon – White Walker (from White Walker)
Sigur Rós – The Rains of Castamere (from Game Of Thrones: Season 4 (Music from the HBO® Series))
The Sword – To Take the Black (from Gods of the Earth)
Blind Guardian – War Of The Thrones (from At The Edge of Time)
Blind Guardian – The Quest For Tanelorn (from Somewhere Far Beyond)
Blue Öyster Cult – Black Blade (from Cultosaurus Erectus)
Hawkwind – Arioch (from The Chronicle Of The Black Sword)
Hawkwind – Magnu (from Warrior on the Edge of Time)
Black Sabbath – The Wizard (from Black Sabbath)
Pink Floyd – The Gnome (from The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn)
Barclay James Harvest – Galadriel (from Once Again)
Uriah Heep – The Wizard (from Demons and Wizards)
Glass Hammer – This Fading Age (from On To Evermore)
Rush – The Necromancer (from Caress of Steel)
Led Zeppelin – The Battle Of Evermore (from Led Zeppelin IV)
Camel – Nimrodel/The Procession/The White Rider (from Mirage)
Bob Catley – The Wraith Of The Rings (from Middle Earth)
Battlelore – Gollum’s Cry (from Third Age of the Sun)
Fruupp – Gormenghast (from Modern Masquerades)
The Cure – The Drowning Man (from Faith)
Steve Hackett – Ace of Wands (from Voyage Of The Acolyte)
Manowar – Dark Avenger (from Battle Hymns)
Marillion – Grendel (Live At The Reading Festival 27/8/83) (from Early Stages)



Broadcast   21st April 2019

1.       Paradox Hawkwind
2.       Gold And The Blues Sugarloaf
3.       Gypsy Eyes Jimi Hendrix Experience
4.       Time For Going Home Golden Avatar
5.       Country Girl a) Whiskey Boot Hill, b) Down Down Down, c) Country Girl (I think You’re Pretty) Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
6.       School Supertramp
7.       Sports Car Judy Tzuke
8.       Modern Man Blues 10CC
9.       Somethin’ Comin’ On Blood Sweat & Tears
10.   Maybe Janis Joplin
11.   Sisters Of The Moon Fleetwood Mac
12.   Moon At The Window Joni Mitchell
13.   Walking On The Moon The Police
14.   Shame On The Moon Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
15.   Bad Moon Rising Creedence Clearwater Revival
16.   Moondance Van Morrison
17.   Calling All the Heroes It Bites
18.   Market Square Heroes Marillion
19.   Juke Box Hero Foreigner
20.   Wheel Of Time Ananta
21.   Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters Elton John
22.   Long Dark Road The Hollies
SLIDE INTO A SIDE; OMMADAWN (side 1) Mike Oldfield
23.   Part 1 Ommadawn Mike Oldfield
24.   Show Me The Way Back Home Kenny Wayne Shepherd
25.   The Ugliest House On The Block Beth Hart
26.   After The Gold Rush Neil Young
27.   Two-Lane Highway Pure Prarie League
28.   A Right Along Poco
29.   Rocky Mountain Way Joe Walsh
30.   The Pretender Jackson Browne
31.   Suzanne Leonard Cohen
32.   Starfish-On-The-Toast Donovan
33.   Girl From The North Country Bob Dylan/Johnny Cash
34.   Gilgarry Mountain Peter, Paul & Mary
35.   Aqua Marine Santana
36.   Woodstock Tom Scott
37.   Phil Ryo Kawasaki/Phil Clendeninn
38.   Benign Beginning Lamont Johnson
39.   Never Trust A Stranger Marshall Tucker Band
40.   Mother Goose Jethro Tull
41.   If I Fell Beatles
42.   Ruby Baby Donald Fagen

Edition 182 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


TREP – Architect
Haken – Nil By Mouth
Devin Townsend – Spirits Will Collide
Sadman Institute – Sacrifice
Zero Hour – Specs of Pictures Burnt Beyond

Epic at 11: Periphery – Reptile

Avenged Sevenfold – The Stage
Persefone – The Great Reality

Album of the Week: Aeon Zen – Enigma


Amplifier – The Consultancy

Northern Star 18th April 2019

Marmite – The Clone Wars

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  1. Ylvis – The Fox
  2. Devin Townsend – Borderlands
  3. Yes – Don’t Kill the Whale
  4. District 97 – The actual Color
  5. Queen – Body Language
  6. Shpongle – Room 23
  7. Opeth – The baying of the hounds
  8. Geils Band – Must of Got Lost
  9. Cardiacs – Dirty Boy
  10. Rammstein – Mutter
  11. Jonathan Richman – Roller Coaster by the Sea
  12. Native Hipsters – There Goes Concorde
  13. Mogwai – Bitterness centrifuge
  14. Koenji Hyakkei – Bectum Pollt
  15. Lyrian – The Hollow
  16. UFO – Doctor Doctor
  17. Buckethead – Quantum Crash
  18. Genesis – Just a job to do
  19. Marillion – The uninvited guest
  20. Cabaret Voltaire – Nag nag nag
  21. Summer Indoors – The Truth Lies Thin On The Ground
  22. Carpenters – I believe in You
  23. Five Peace Band – Someday my prince will come
  24. Peter Hammill – Usher suite

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Edition 189 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


BaK – Us All (from Painter)
Lonely Robot – Ancient Ascendant (from Under Stars)
Dandelion Charm – Stephanie (from Stephanie)
Toby Driver – Smoke-Scented Mycelium (from They Are The Shield)
Lux Terminus – Effusion (from The Courage To Be)
Jethro Tull – A Passion Play, part I, acts I & II (from A Passion Play)
Spring – The Prisoner (Eight By Ten) (from Spring)
England – Midnight Madness (from Garden Shed)
Comedy Of Errors – The Student Prince Part 1 (When Will I See You Again) (from Disobey)
Subsignal – My Sanctuary (from Touchstones)
Riverside – Wasteland (from Wasteland)
The Dreaming Tree – Forever Not Forever (from Silverfade)
Muse – Thoughts Of A Dying Atheist (from Absolution)
Abigail’s Ghost – Mother May I? (from Selling Insincerity)
Talitha Rise – Twisted Tree (from An Abandoned Orchid House)
The Reasonable Hope – Amidst The Pines (from Reminiscences EP)
sleepmakeswaves – Children (single version) (from Distant Lands tour split 7”)
The Fierce And The Dead – 1991 (from The Euphoric)
Cynic – Belong (from The Portal Tapes)
The Red Paintings – The Revolution Is Never Coming (from The Revolution Is Never Coming)
Galahad – Seize The Day 2019 Shred Mix (single version) (from Seize The Day)

Zero Hour were one of the greatest progressive metal acts of the new millennium yet did not receive the recognition they deserved. This week’s Heavy Elements show on Progzilla Radio focusses on the band formed by twins Jasun and Troy Tipton and their subsequent musical endeavours with Abnormal Thought Patterns, Cynthesis, Death Machine and A Dying Planet

Tune in to Progzilla Radio 10.30pm (BST) or 10.30pm (US Eastern) Friday 26th April.

Edition 181 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


The Vicious Head Society – Abject Tomorrow
Within Progress – Bliss in Ignorance
Walk the Rail – Pendulum
Kettlespider – Avadante
Scale the Summit – Secret Earth

Epic at 11: Spheric Universe Experience – Mental Torments

Votum – Look At Me Now
Riverside – Driven To Destruction

Album of the Week: Between The Buried And Me – Coma Ecliptic

The Coma Machine
Dim Ignition
Famine Wolf

Symphony X – Underworld